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Breastfeeding training in Rwanda supports vulnerable babies

Africa Stories, Featured, Health, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Newborn and Child Health, Rwanda, Women Stories
Denise (right), mother of the twins, sits with her mother and supporter, Vestine.

Preemie twins Brian and Theoneste were admitted to the neonatal unit at Rinkwavu Hospital in Rwanda. Their 21-year-old mother Denise arrived from Mukarange village in […]

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Telegraph Creek, B.C. receives emergency grant from PWRDF

Canada Stories, Canadian Indigenous Stories, Emergency Response Stories, Featured, PWRDF News Release
Telegraph Creek, B.C. is located within the Diocese of the Yukon.

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund has today announced an emergency grant of $5,000 to the Diocese of the Yukon to support the community […]

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Diocese of Masasi impresses Canadian government

Africa Stories, Featured, Food Security Stories, Health, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Newborn and Child Health, PWRDF News Release, Tanzania Stories
“With medical equipment and drugs from AMCC, the number of pregnant mothers delivered here has increased tremendously,” says Frida Mollel, Registered Nurse at Mtina Health Center in Muungano Village. She notes AMCC education sessions have led to an increase in the number of pregnant women and children under five accessing care and the health centre is bursting, “but reduction of maternal death is now visible.”

For 20 years The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund has partnered with the Diocese of Masasi in Tanzania on several projects. The most recent […]

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Needs continue at Gaza hospital

Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Health, Middle East Stories, PWRDF News Release, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Uncategorized
Diocese of Jerusalem photo

On May 22 PWRDF issued an appeal to support the al-Ahli Arab hospital in Gaza, which has been overwhelmed by providing medical care to people […]

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